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Thousands of Israelis Gather in Anti-Netanyahu Protest

Thousands of protesters call for Israeli premier Netanyahu’s indictment

A large group of people have gathered outside Israel’s attorney general’s home demanding the immediate indictment of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over corruption charges. On Saturday, some 2,000 people took part in a protest in the city of Petah Tikva outside attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s home over Netanyahu’s various high-profile corruption charges. The demonstrators accused Mandelblit of foot-dragging on …

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UK to jail pro-Palestinian protesters

UK to jail pro-Palestinian protesters

A group of five pro-Palestinian activists in the UK face possible prison sentences after being arrested during protests outside an Israeli-owned weapons manufacturing company. Charged with a breach of the Trade Union and Labor Relations, the protesters face at least six months in prison and a fine of up to £5,000, the media reported Sunday. They were arrested in July …

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Israel is collapsing: Anti-Bibi protesters

Israel is collapsing Anti-Bibi protesters

Thousands of protesters gather in a northern Israeli city for a 38th consecutive week, united in their cause to protest against Prime Minister Netanyahu, whom they accuse of unforgivable corruption. Widely referred to as Bibi, Netanyahu is the subject of two high-profile graft cases. In Case 1000, he is suspected of having received gifts from businessmen overseas. He is also …

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Thousands of UK protesters mark Quds Day in London

Thousands of UK protesters mark Quds Day in London

Scores of protesters have taken to the streets of London to mark the International Quds Day in solidarity with the Palestinian people. The demonstration was held on the last Sunday of the holy month of Ramadan and saw people marching down Regent Street before gathering at the junction with Oxford Street. The protesters chanted “Free Palestine” and carried signs that …

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Police fire ‘live bullets’ at Nigerians urging Zakzaky’s release

Police fire live bullets at Nigerians urging Zakzakys release

Nigerian police have reportedly used live bullets to disperse protesters demanding the release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the revered leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Local media in Kaduna state said a peaceful protest held on Tuesday for the release of Zakzaky turned violent after police and accomplices fired live bullets at the demonstrators. The protest came as …

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Protesters slam United Airlines after man dragged off overbooked flight

Protesters slam United Airlines after man dragged off overbooked flight

US protesters have demonstrated at Chicago O’Hare International Airport to express their anger against the forced removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight by police. The protesters gathered Tuesday to show their outage at the brutal removal of an Asian American passenger from a domestic flight, accusing the company of racial discrimination. Some demonstrators said the CEO of …

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Syrian students protest against US aggression

Syrian students protest against US aggression

Syrian students have held a demonstration outside the United Nations offices in Damascus, urging the world body to stop supporting the United States and condemn Washington’s recent aggression against Syria. “Death to America … Death to Israel,” chanted protesters during the rally on Saturday while holding banners that condemned a recent US missile attack against a Syrian military base in …

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Met police accused of using hackers to access protesters’ emails

Met police accused of using hackers to access protesters' emails

. The police watchdog is investigating allegations that a secretive Scotland Yard unit used hackers to illegally access the private emails of hundreds of political campaigners and journalists. The allegations were made by an anonymous individual who says the unit worked with Indian police, who in turn used hackers to illegally obtain the passwords of the email accounts of the …

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“Day Without Immigrants”: More than 100 Workers Fired over Strike

More than 100 Workers Fired over Strike

More than 100 workers in the US have lost their jobs after taking part in last week’s Day Without Immigrants protest, US media say. Dozens of people, including construction workers and restaurant staff, reported being fired after staying at home on Thursday. The protest aimed to highlight the contribution of immigrants in the US. One employer told CNN his staff …

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Hundreds of thousands march for refugees in Spain

Hundreds of thousands march for refugees in Spain

Hundreds of thousands of people in Spain have taken part in a rally calling on the government to take in more refugees from war-ravaged nations. Protesters took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday, holding banners and signs reading “Enough Excuses! Take Them In Now!” and “No More Deaths, Open The Borders!” as they marched from the city’s center towards …

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